Madrid, 15 points behind champions Barcelona in La Liga, will meet either AS Roma or Liverpool in the Champions League final on May 26, where they will be looking for a record-extending 13th European Cup triumph.
For the Reds, this fortunate victory could turn out to be a blessing in disguise, as we look at five reasons why Liverpool will be delighted to see the Blancos instead of the German champions in the final. We must be happy.
"It's an incredible achievement, third year on the spin reaching the final, but it was desperate at times".
"But now that we are, what we have to do is try to win".
"We have another important game on the weekend against Chelsea and then we have Real Madrid in the final".
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"Isco trained with the team for some of the session before training alone on the pitch", the club's website said. It's the history that comes from a long time ago. "Obviously we have to ask what we are doing wrong in these semi-finals". James Rodriguez equalised, but the game finished 2-2 and Real Madrid advanced 4-3 on aggregate.
Set to face either Liverpool in the final in Kyiv, Zidane knows winning this one will be harder than winning the two finals his side has won in the previous two seasons.
Bayern Munich's German head coach Jupp Heynckes (L) reacts next to Real Madrid's French coach Zinedine Zidane during the UEFA Champions League semi-final second-leg football match Real Madrid CF vs FC Bayern Munich in Madrid, Spain, on May 1, 2018. While Cristiano Ronaldo was unable to find the net against Bayern, Karim Benzema made the difference with a brace in the second leg. During the end of the first half, Bayern felt they were denied a penalty as a cross from the Bayern right back Joshua Kimmich struck Marcelo's arm and despite an enormous appeal, the penalty was not awarded to Bayern who had to settle for a 2-2 draw.
So no, Real's players weren't out on their home patch advertising to the world they had done it again, they were simply broadcasting a message to their fans about fighting for the trophy once again.
"I'm not the one who decides that I don't want to give a guard of honour, they didn't do one".